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Gibson wins 800 to lead trio of victors

Gavin Gibson (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Gavin Gibson (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel competes in non-scoring Little Dip Invitational
What:
Men's indoor track and field meet
When:
Friday, Jan. 25
Where: Lancaster, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won three events at the non-scoring Little Dip Invitational hosted by Franklin & Marshall.

THE LEADERS
Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) won the 800 with a Centennial Conference (CC) and ECAC-qualifying time of 1:58.05.
Billy Emerson (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mill) won the shot put by more than five feet, throwing a CC- and ECAC-qualifying distance of 15.87 meters. It was a personal-best throw that now ranks seventh in all of Division III.
Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko) won the 500 with a personal-best time of 1:08.96. It hit the ECAC-qualifying standard and ranks fifth all-time in program history.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) was second to his teammate in the 500, also hitting the ECAC mark and turning in a personal-best time. His mark of 1:09.05 is now sixth all-time.
Nevin Stambaugh (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) finished second in the 60 hurdles with a CC-qualifying time of 9.38 seconds. He also posted a personal-best mark in the long jump with a CC-qualifying leap of 6.06 meters to finish sixth. He was also 14th in the 60 with a CC-qualifying time of 7.57 seconds.
Caleb White (Glen Burnie, Md./Baltimore City College) was third in the 60 hurdles, crossing in a CC-qualifying time of 9.39 seconds. He was also fourth in the 60 with a CC-qualifying time of 7.36 seconds.
Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) posted a personal-best time of 10:41.00 in the 3000, finishing 20th.

THE INSIDE STORY
Zachary Stango finished seventh in the 500 (1:13.53).
Shaun Thompson finished 13th in the mile (4:54.22).
James Moye was 13th in the shot put (15.87m).
Alex West placed 17th in the shot put (11.12m), 21st in the long jump (5.04m) and 28th in the 60 (7.94).
Steve Porembski finished 19th in the mile (5:04.83).
Caleb White finished 39th in the 800 (2:27.91) and 32nd in the shot put (8.25m).
• The 4x400-meter relays placed third and 10th. Michael Gallagher, Miky Kisi, Zachary Stango and Gavin Gibson posted a time of 3:35.64 while Nevin Stambaugh, Shaun Thompson, Alex West and Steve Porembski combined for a time of 3:54.39.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Navy Invitational on Friday, Feb. 8.